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    • Three Men in a Boat [Classic Tales Edition]

    • To Say Nothing of the Dog
    • By: Jerome K. Jerome
    • Narrated by: B. J. Harrison
    • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 66

    Even when the sailing is smooth, the stories never stop in Jerome K. Jerome's comic novel. Plaster fishes, dead water rats, near-death escapes, and many, many jocose anecdotes create a colorful narrative of holiday life on the river. For once three hypochondriacs self-diagnose themselves as "clearly overworked", the rest practically writes itself!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Classic, Funny Tale

    • By maethorwen on 09-20-17

    Regular price: $7.69

    • Three Men In A Boat

    • By: Jerome K Jerome
    • Narrated by: Hugh Laurie
    • Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 128
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109

    Martyrs to hypochondria and general seediness, J. and his friends George and Harris decide that a jaunt up the Thames would suit them to a ‘T’. But when they set off, they can hardly predict the troubles that lie ahead with tow-ropes, unreliable weather-forecasts and tins of pineapple chunks – not to mention the devastation left in the wake of J.’s small fox-terrier Montmorency.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Maybe I missed something.

    • By Paranatural on 05-15-18

    Regular price: $8.25

    • Fry and Laurie Read Daudet and Jerome

    • Letters from My Windmill & Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow
    • By: A. Daudet, J.K. Jerome
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie
    • Length: 2 hrs and 22 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 47

    Daudet's atmospheric Letters from a Windmill, combined with Jerome K. Jerome's wonderfully idle ramblings. He was indeed the original founder of The Idler and famous for his classic novel Three Men and a Boat.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sweet, idyllic and charming

    • By RG on 10-04-07

    Regular price: $10.90

    • Idle Ideas in 1905

    • By: Jerome K. Jerome
    • Narrated by: Peter Newcombe Joyce
    • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    The third and final collection in this series of reflections written by one of the wittiest and most whimsical men to press pen against paper. As well as his usual take on the foibles of his fellow Englishmen and women, Jerome ruminates, in his typically liberal fashion, about far-flung countries such as Russia, Africa and China. Jerome was never a 'jelly-bellied flag-flapping imperialist', and his vision, experience and worldliness are revealed to us over multiple essays.

    Regular price: $11.72

    • Short Stories

    • The Nostalgia Collection
    • By: Jerome K. Jerome, Louisa May Alcott, Saki
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Edward Hardwicke, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 22

    CSA Word continues its ever-popular series of classic short stories, featuring writers such as Jerome K. Jerome, Louisa May Alcott and Saki, read by such respected and revered readers as Derek Jacobi, Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • cracking stories, but no table of contents!

    • By Frances on 03-27-11

    Regular price: $13.85

    • Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog)

    • By: Jerome K. Jerome
    • Narrated by: Martin Jarvis
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 443
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 261
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 267

    Here is one of the greatest English comic novels read by incontrovertible king of English comic audiobook readers, Martin Jarvis. Three men, worried about their health and in search of different experiences, set off 'up the river' in a boat. Jerome's delightful novel, dating from 1900, paints a vivid picture of innocent fun.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Dry and Hilarious

    • By James on 01-09-08

    Regular price: $18.95

    • The Second Thoughts of an Idle Fellow

    • By: Jerome K. Jerome
    • Narrated by: Peter Joyce
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    The aptly titled sequel to Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow which is also recorded by Assembled Stories and proved immensely popular.In this succeeding outburst of whimsy Jerome reflects on a variety of subjects such as 'the art of making up one's mind', 'the care and management of women' and 'the minding of other peoples business'.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • extremely funny

    • By Ben M. on 08-03-13

    Regular price: $15.98

    • Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow

    • By: Jerome K. Jerome
    • Narrated by: Peter Joyce
    • Length: 5 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    Over 100 years since it was first published Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow addresses subjects which are still relevant today – perhaps more so! Being hard up, being in the blues and being in love are just some aspects of the human condition on which Jerome K. Jerome reflects in his unique whimsical fashion. These insights are not given for the benefit of our education however, for as he says in his introduction, “This book would not elevate a cow.'

    Regular price: $14.68

    • Three Men on the Bummel

    • By: Jerome K. Jerome
    • Narrated by: David Case
    • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    When three late-Victorian gentlemen escape from their claustrophobic suburban life to go on a cycling tour in the Black Forest of Germany, their trip turns into a comic expedition.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Three Men on the Bummel

    • By Simeon on 04-16-06

    Regular price: $19.59

    • Three Men in a Boat

    • (To Say Nothing of the Dog)
    • By: Jerome K. Jerome
    • Narrated by: Frederick Davidson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 81
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 41

    After his final trip up the river Thames with his three companions - - Harris, George, and Montmorency the dog - - Jerome K. Jerome sat down to write his proposed book, The Story of the Thames. But before he could tackle the work in the serious manner intended, his humor took over and gave birth to a masterpiece of unquenchable comedy. This is a classic of English humor, justifiably loved around the world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An absolute gem of a book!

    • By Fara on 04-07-09

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Scary Halloween Stories

    • By: Nathaniel Hawthorne, Charles Dickens, Robert Louis Stevenson, and others
    • Narrated by: Nelson Olmsted, Laurence Olivier, Basil Rathbone
    • Length: 2 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    Nine spine-chilling stories from Charles Dickens, Edgar Allan Poe, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Jerome K. Jerome, read by Laurence Olivier, Nelson Olmsted, and Basil Rathbone.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Campy old readings

    • By staples on 11-07-14

    Regular price: $9.39

    • Three Men in a Boat

    • By: Jerome K Jerome
    • Narrated by: Sir Timothy Ackroyd
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    A witty account of three friends' boating adventure along the River Thames. Written in the 19th century, the humour is still accessible to a modern audience. Read by leading celebrated British Actor, Sir Timothy Ackroyd.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • just lovely

    • By Michal on 01-06-18

    Regular price: $10.65

    • Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog)

    • By: Jerome K. Jerome
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 129
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 115

    Martyrs to hypochondria and general seediness, J. and his friends George and Harris decide that a jaunt up the Thames would suit them just fine. But when they set off, they can hardly predict the troubles that lie ahead with tow-ropes, unreliable weather forecasts, and tins of pineapple chunks---not to mention the devastation left in the wake of J.'s small fox-terrier Montmorency.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hilarious, Fun

    • By andrew on 07-14-12

    Regular price: $19.59

    • Short Stories: The Thinking Man's Collection

    • By: Wilkie Collins, Edgar Wallace, Charles Dickens, and others
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas, Martin Jarvis, Jonathan Firth, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 25

    This carefully compiled collection is the perfect gift for Father’s Day or a special birthday and a rich listening experience for both women and men all year round. This truly eclectic collection of unabridged short stories from the audiobook specialist CSA Word encompasses stories by and about intriguing, inspirational, charismatic and even unusual and extraordinary men.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Mixed

    • By Linda on 11-18-12

    Regular price: $14.18

    • Three Men in a Boat

    • To Say Nothing of the Dog
    • By: Jerome K Jerome
    • Narrated by: Nickolas Grace
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Three Men in a Boat was intended to be a serious travel guide. It failed dismally in this respect but succeeded in becoming an hilarious account of a boating holiday on the Thames between Kingston and Oxford. The three men were based on the author and two of his friends. The holiday was a typical boating holiday of its time, carried out on what was known as a Thames camping skiff. The dog, Montmorency, however, was entirely fictional, but, as Jerome remarked, 'had much of me in it'.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hilarious

    • By S. Wood on 08-25-17

    Regular price: $20.65

    • Stories to Scare You Witless

    • Tales of Terror
    • By: Fitz-James O'Brien, Hector Hugh Munro, Wilkie Collins, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      1.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Genuinely chilling narratives of paranormal phenomena, the returning dead, uncanny apparitions, sinister happenings and inexplicable events which make your blood run cold. Listen in the dark... if you dare!

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Nice Stories - Shame about the Voice!

    • By Dr. O on 11-26-11

    Regular price: $17.66

    • Three Men in a Boat

    • By: Jerome K. Jerome
    • Narrated by: Ian Carmichael
    • Length: 5 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46

    In this comedic masterpiece, three young men, increasingly given to thoughts of hypochondria, decide to embark on a journey along the river Thames. Confident that the fresh air and daily exercise will grant them immunity from a myriad of illnesses and diseases, they pack up their frying pans, toothbrushes, food and canine companion, Montmorency, and set off on an unexpected adventure.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Timeless humor

    • By Jerri C on 12-04-11

    Regular price: $13.93

    • Short Stories

    • The Timeless Collection
    • By: Jerome K. Jerome, Saki, Lewis Carroll
    • Narrated by: Hugh Laurie, Maimie McCoy, Nigel Hawthorne
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19

    This collection contains: "Idle Thoughts on Babies"; "The Schartz-Meterklume Method"; "A Photographer's Day Out"; and more.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • What an odd use of excellent materials

    • By GeekyGal on 12-03-11

    Regular price: $13.85

    • The Diary of a Pilgrimage

    • By: Jerome K. Jerome
    • Narrated by: Peter Joyce
    • Length: 4 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    This is a sensible book. I want you to understand that. This is a book to improve your mind. In this book, I tell you all about Germany – at all events all I know about Germany – and the Ober-Ammorgau Passion Play. I also tell you about other things. I do not tell you all I know about all these other things because I do not want to swamp you with knowledge. I wish to teach you gradually. I should only be defeating my own object that I, by making you think too much at first, give you a perhaps lasting dislike to the exercise.

    Regular price: $13.18

    • Three Men in a Boat

    • By: Jerome K. Jerome
    • Narrated by: John Rainer
    • Length: 6 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    It could have been an idyllic, relaxing trip down the Thames, if George hadn't insisted on camping, if someone had remembered a can-opener, and if Harris had steered clear of those old men and their fishing lines. Join in the comedy of a mishap-filled boat trip with 3 buddies and their dog. The journey may not be a smooth one, but it is sure to be filled with hilarity.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Just awful sound quality

    • By ficta on 05-17-05

    Regular price: $23.07

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